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Siya Khumalo

Siya Khumalo

Siya Khumalo writes about religion, politics and sex. He is the author of 'You Have To Be Gay To Know God' (Kwela Books, 2018).
By the time there are xenophobic attacks, you’re practically a refugee yourself
By the time there are xenophobic attacks, you’re practically a refugee yourself
Some of the nicest people I know are saying of the xenophobic attacks, “Violence is not the answer, but…” This sympathy for perpetrators is even coming from foreign nationals....
Self-loathing and self-repression lead to the suppression of the “other”
Self-loathing and self-repression lead to the suppression of the “other”
After I came out to a Ugandan friend, who is Catholic, he said that the kinds of societal changes I sought would “take decades, perhaps lifetimes”. I was stunned by the glacial pace at which truth seeps through institutions mollycoddled by privilege to treat mental health science and...
Hello, liberal secular atheism: Religion called and wants its tricks back
Hello, liberal secular atheism: Religion called and wants its tricks back
Towards the end of the Radio 702 interview about my book, You Have to Be Gay to Know God, Eusebius McKaiser asked whether I had switched...
Land expropriation without compensation? On these conditions
Land expropriation without compensation? On these conditions
President Ramaphosa’s qualifiers to amending Section 25 of the Constitution to enable land expropriation without compensation (EWC) were: